Portland Interactive Meal

Play with your food in this interactive private dining experience featuring a 4-course meal with beverage pairings, hands-on cocktails, and interactive foodie activities all in a setting designed for easy, authentic connection.

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Hands-On, Private Dining Experience for Groups in Portland

How it Works

Our Portland Interactive Meal is a fun and interactive dining experience that’s both your meal AND your activity, all-in-one. A four-course meal is the foundation, with engaging activities interspersed throughout, for a perfect balance of structured activities and unstructured time to relax and enjoy conversation with clients or co-workers. Better than simply making a group reservation at a restaurant or just booking a private dining room, your dedicated Host invites guest to “Play With Your Food” in our classy-and-quirky Avital style. From making and shaking your own cocktail, to food & drink trivia with prizes, to our signature Flavor Finale experience, your guests will be surprised and delighted with a unique and memorable dining experience that’s anything but boring!

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2 Hours
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From $190 Per Person
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Single Restaurant
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4 Courses & 3 Beverage Pairings
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Private Experience Only

What’s Included

All of our Portland Interactive Meal packages include the following:

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Restaurant Venue

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Expert Avital Emcee Host 

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3 Hands-On Activities

Including Cocktail Making, Interactive Food & Drink Trivia with Prizes, and Flavor Finale Tasting Experience

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4+ Course Meal with 3 Beverage Pairings

Including Amuse Bouche, Appetizers, Entree, and Dessert. Alcoholic or High-Quality NA Alternatives

Where Is It?

Choose your preferred restaurant from among our network of partner venues throughout Portland. Our restaurants are also curated to be within walking distance from your office or key corporate meeting centers.

Enoteca Nostrana

Enoteca Nostrana, Southeast Morrison Street, Portland, OR, USA

The Apartment at The Hoxton

The Hoxton, Portland, Northwest 4th Avenue, Portland, OR, USA

Southpark Seafood

Southpark Seafood, Southwest Salmon Street, Portland, OR, USA

Example Restaurants

All of our restaurant venue partners not only serve outstanding food and drinks, but have numerous awards (think Michelin Starred and Michelin Bib Gourmand, James Beard Nominees, and Eater’s Top 38), and a staff committed to guest engagement who understand group and corporate needs.

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Enoteca Nostrana

Extensive wine list and comforting Italian dishes all served in lively, colorful setting

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Southpark Seafood

Fresh seafood and waterfront views at this Portland classic

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The Apartment at the Hoxton

Chic and trendy with several private dining rooms to choose from

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Custom Venue

Looking for a certain cuisine or location? We’ll onboard a new, custom venue, just for your event

How Does Pricing Work?

We have simplified the pricing to three all inclusive price points to choose from:

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Classic Package (Casual Dining)

$190 + $60 Service/Gratuity Per Person = $250 Per Person

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Premium Package (Upscale Dining)

$290 + $60 Service/Gratuity Per Person = $350 Per Person

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Deluxe Package (Fine Dining)

$390 + $85 Service/Gratuity Per Person = $475 Per Person

Inclusivity & Diversity


We accommodate all dietary restrictions so everyone in your group feels cared for and full!

Substitute alcoholic beverage pairings with high-quality non-alcoholic alternatives, including a hands-on zero-proof (no alcohol) cocktail making experience.


Celebrate Diversity with themed content, such as: Black History Month, Juneteenth, Pride, LGBTQIA+, AAPI Month, Women in Business (Psst! We’re a woman-owned business!) and more. ❤️🦾 🏳️‍🌈 ✊🏿 🏳️‍⚧️

Have a specific theme in mind? Let us know!

Upgrades & Add-ons

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Branded Print Materials
$10 / Person

Add your logo to printed event materials, like the menus and cocktail recipe cards

Dietary Restrictions

We can accommodate all dietary restrictions on private group dining experiences. You will be asked to submit your group’s dietary restrictions one week before the Interactive Meal. If you are unsure if we can accommodate your restriction, please ask your Avital Culinary Curator during the booking process.

Run of Show

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1: Meet Expert Host, Welcome Drink & Amuse Bouche

Guests are welcomed to the restaurant by their Avital Host before enjoying a delicious welcome drink and amuse bouche as they mix and mingle.

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2: Make Your Own Cocktail & Eat Tasty Appetizers

Next each guest will craft their own cocktail with expert tips and appetizers along the way.

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3: Seasonal Entree & Beverage Pairing

Take a seat at your reserved tables for a seasonal entreé course and another perfectly paired beverage as you chat and connect. 

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4: Food & Drink Trivia with Prizes

Then team up for fun, interactive foodie trivia with delicious prizes!

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5: Dessert Course

We hope you saved room for the delicious dessert course and more time for authentic engagement.

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6: Perspective-Shifting Flavor Finale

The experience ends with a special, perspective-shifting flavor finale featuring flavor tripping and Electricdust  lollipops.

Why Choose Avital for Your Portland Private Dining Experience?

  • Expertly Hosted: Our Portland Interactive Meal is hosted by an on-site, vetted and trained, expert Avital Emcee Host. You can sit back and enjoy as your host takes care of all the logistics with rich storytelling and group engagement throughout. 
  • Unique & Memorable: Easier than a cooking class, but more exciting than just booking a table. A cool new alternative to traditional dining!  
  • Experienced Team: A full support team to ensure a turnkey booking and seamless experience from start to finish.
  • Designed for Connection: The Interactive Meal creates the perfect balance of authentic conversation and curated experience. 
  • Customizable: Inclusive, accessible, and customizable to a variety of use cases, from small team gatherings to large, multi-city events. 
  • Dietary Restriction Friendly: We understand dietary restrictions and want everyone to leave feeling cared for and full! We’ll ask for your restrictions after booking.
Interactive Meal FAQs

How to Book Your Private Event

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1: Explore Packages

Download the PDF proposal to view packages and pricing for each experience. Still have questions? Schedule a call with your Culinary Curator.


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2: Start Your Booking

Submit your event details to get started. Upon submission, you’ll also have the option to make an initial, refundable deposit to reserve your date right away.


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3: Finalize Details

A real human will be in touch to finalize your event details, like confirming your package, how to submit request for dietary or alcohol accommodations, and when your final headcount is due.

Start Your Private Booking